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8 THINGS TO DO IN COLORADO SPRINGS, CO (OCTOBER 14 - OCTOBER 23)

Colorado Fall Colors

Colorado Fall Colors

mid-September–mid-November • nature

Discover gorgeous spots throughout the state to celebrate fall

Garden of the Gods

Garden of the Gods

all year round  • nature

This place is gorgeous enough for Gods to assemble

Sandhill Crane Migration

Sandhill Crane Migration

late February–March | mid-September–mid-November  • nature

Thousands of cranes can be spotted at the Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve in southern Colorado

Monarch Butterfly Migration

Monarch Butterfly Migration

March–May | September–October  • nature

Watch the annual butterfly spectacle as tiny creatures fill the sky with colors

Cottonwood Pass Road

Cottonwood Pass Road

June–October • activity

One of the highest roads in Colorado traversing the Continental Divide

Fishing

Fishing

all year round • activity

Fly-fishers, ice-fishers and rod-and-reelers can find many great spots in Colorado

Colorado Springs Skiing and Snowboarding

Colorado Springs Skiing and Snowboarding

October–May | January-February  • activity

Discover some of the best ski destinations of North America in just a short drive from Colorado Springs

Shelf Road Rock Climbing

Shelf Road Rock Climbing

September–May • activity

A climbing paradise in Colorado

29 THINGS TO DO OUT OF SELECTED DATE RANGE

Colorado Springs Labor Day Lift Off

Colorado Springs Labor Day Lift Off

out of rangeSeptember 4–6, 2021 • event

A beautiful way to say goodbye to the summer during the Labor Day Weekend

Pueblo Chile & Frijoles Festival

Pueblo Chile & Frijoles Festival

out of rangeSeptember 24–26, 2021 • event

Spice up your life in Pueblo, Colorado

Cripple Creek Ice Festival

Cripple Creek Ice Festival

unconfirmedFebruary 6–14, 2021 • event

Fun time in a picturesque Colorado old mining and gambling town

Colorado State Fair

Colorado State Fair

out of rangeAugust 27–September 6, 2021 • event

Watch a rodeo and take some carnival rides at a traditional summer fair

Fire Rainbows

Fire Rainbows

out of rangelate March–September • nature

A curious optical phenomenon occurs quite rarely and only in special locations. If you are in the right time and in the right place, just look up to the sky

Pikes Peak Celtic Festival

Pikes Peak Celtic Festival

out of rangeJune 18–20, 2021 • event

Immerse yourself in Irish and Scottish culture and traditions

Tarantula Migration

Tarantula Migration

out of rangelate August–early October • nature

For a few months, arachnids can be seen roaming prairies outside their hideouts

Colorado Springs 4th of July Events

Colorado Springs 4th of July Events

out of rangeJuly 4 • event

Music, entertainment, and spectacular fireworks across the region

Colorado Renaissance Festival

Colorado Renaissance Festival

out of rangeJune 12–August 1, 2021 (Saturdays and Sundays) • event

Are you ready for a flashback into 16th century?

Hummingbird Migration

Hummingbird Migration

out of rangelate April–early September • nature

For nearly five months, Colorado hosts thousands of wee birds on the move

Paradise Cove

Paradise Cove

out of rangeMay–September • activity

Enjoy a spectacular 35-ft (10.7-m) cliff jump

Wildflowers

Wildflowers

out of rangeApril–August • nature

From columbine to bluebells, the Rockies are blanketed with blooms every spring and summer

Frozen Waterfalls

Frozen Waterfalls

out of rangeJanuary–February • nature

Colorado's gorgeous nature is especially impressive in the winter

Colorado Springs Fall Colors

Colorado Springs Fall Colors

out of rangelate September–early October • nature

Southern Colorado is a fall foliage heaven

Kayaking

Kayaking

out of rangeMay–September • activity

Colorado whitewater rivers and crystal clear lakes with beautiful surroundings are perfect for adrenaline rides and peaceful puddling

New Year's Eve

New Year's Eve

out of rangeDecember 31 • event

Celebrate the last night of the year in Colorado Springs and the Pikes Peak region

Sunflowers

Sunflowers

out of rangeJune–August  • nature

Yellow wildflowers create amazing vibrant displays across the mountains and deserts

Donkey Derby Days

Donkey Derby Days

out of rangeJune 25–27, 2021 • event

Donkey race in a historic Colorado gold rush town—Cripple Creek

Helen Hunt Falls

Helen Hunt Falls

out of rangeMay–June  • nature

If quick and easy hike with a waterfall view is what you need, add this scenic falls to your list

Colorado Springs Festival of Lights

Colorado Springs Festival of Lights

out of rangeDecember 4, 2021 • event

The official start of Christmas holidays in Colorado Springs

Colorado Blue Columbine

Colorado Blue Columbine

out of rangeJune–August | best July  • nature

The state flower of Colorado is the queen of the Rocky Mountains

Indian Paintbrush

Indian Paintbrush

out of rangeMay–July • nature

Stunning red flowers add brilliant accents to Colorado landscapes

Hiking the Colorado Trail

Hiking the Colorado Trail

out of rangeearly July–mid-September • activity

The longest and challenging Colorado hiking adventure

Colorado Springs St. Patrick's Day Parade

Colorado Springs St. Patrick's Day Parade

out of rangeMarch 13, 2021 (5k for St. Patrick’s Day Run | Saint Patrick’s Day Parade and Leprechaun Fun Run canceled) • event

Plenty of festivities as the city goes green

Pikes Peak International Hill Climb

Pikes Peak International Hill Climb

out of rangeJune 27, 2021 • event

An exciting race to a top of a legendary Colorado fourteener

Sonic Bloom

Sonic Bloom

out of rangeJune 17–20, 2021 • event

Free-spirited electronic music festival in Colorado

Chinese New Year Festival

Chinese New Year Festival

out of rangeFebruary 6, 2021 (virtual) • event

Traditional Chinese dances and cuisine to ring in the new lunar year

Collegiate Peaks Wilderness

Collegiate Peaks Wilderness

out of rangeJuly–September • activity

An amazing collection of fourteeners in the heart of the Sawatch Range

Christmas Lights

Christmas Lights

out of rangeearly November–January  • event

Have a merry, little Christmas in historical Colorado Springs

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